Scottish actor Darius Campbell has been cast in ABC's reimagining of Beauty and the Beast, TVLine.com reports.
Campbell, primarily known for his theater work, will play Shiro, a bodyguard who forms an unexpected bond with Grace, a princess. Grace has not yet been cast, but Christopher Egan (Kings) is set to play her fiancé, Gorrick.
The one-hour drama is set in a mythical, dangerous world where a beautiful and tough princess discovers an unlikely connection with a mysterious beast. Jonathan E. Steinberg will write and executive-produce the series alongside Gary Fleder and Mary Beth Basile.